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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 26 May 2017

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1 19,376 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
2 17,646 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
3 15,171 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
4 12,645 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 10,982 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Data & Society Research Institute
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
6 9,837 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 6,171 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
8 5,625 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 4,346 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
10 4,026 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
27 Mar 2017 through 26 May 2017

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1 485 Creating Desirable Difficulties: Strategies for Reshaping Teaching and Learning in the Law School Classroom
Elizabeth M. Bloom
New England Law | Boston
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2017
2 429 What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perceptions
Gregory N. Mandel
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
3 342 Cognitive Biases that Interfere with Critical Thinking and Scientific Reasoning: A Course Module
Hershey H. Friedman
City University of New York (CUNY) - Department of Business Management
Date posted to database: 26 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
4 222 Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision Making How It Affects Judgment and What Judges Can Do About It
Andrew J. Wistrich and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
California Central District Court and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
5 209 'Better Off, as Judged by Themselves': A Comment on Evaluating Nudges
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
6 174 A World-Wide Consensus on Nudging? Not Quite, But Almost
Cass R. Sunstein, Lucia A. Reisch and Julius Rauber
Harvard Law School, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management, Society and Communication and Zeppelin University
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
7 117 Law's Necessary Violence
Joseph D'Agostino
Savannah Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
8 77 Tort Law Inside Out
Cristina Carmody Tilley
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2017
9 38 Involuntary Competence in United States Criminal Law
Stephen Morse
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
10 36 Gettier in a Court of Law
Robert M. Sanger
Santa Barbara College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 May 2017
Last Revised: 1 May 2017





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